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Rotating Detonation Engine test-fired for first time at UAH’s Johnson Research Center

A Rotating Detonation Engine (RDE) has been test-fired for the first time at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of the University of Alabama System. RDEs are a tantalizing engineering concept that could be transformative for...
15-Sep-2020 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAH gets $600,000 to create more accurate analysis of soil moisture

A $600,000 grant to create a more accurate analysis of soil moisture for drought depiction, agricultural assessments and flood potential has been awarded to the interim dean of the College of Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH)...
10-Sep-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.14 C per decade

Global Temperature Report: July 2020
4-Sep-2020 6:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAH leads $3.2 million solar software model effort to aid in space weather predictions

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and NASA have awarded $3.2 million over three years to development of open-source solar atmosphere and inner heliosphere software models useful to predict space weather, a project led by The University of...
1-Sep-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAH professors get $500,000 NSF grant to better protect privacy of solid-state drive data

The National Science Foundation has awarded a pair of professors at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of the University of Alabama System, a nearly $500,000, three-year grant to develop a better way to wipe data from the...
25-Aug-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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DOE-funded UAH directed plasma research may advance pulsed fusion propulsion systems

A professor at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has been awarded a one-year, $98,930 grant by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for plasma research that could advance pulsed fusion propulsion for spacecraft.
21-Aug-2020 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Support for telehealth and mobile health monitoring rises since COVID, study says

Support for telehealth and mobile health monitoring has risen among healthcare workers and consumers since the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study. Dr. Emil Jovanov, a pioneer in the wearable health monitoring field from The...
13-Aug-2020 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NASA awards its Exceptional Public Achievement Medal to UAH’s Michael Briggs

NASA has awarded its Exceptional Public Achievement Medal for sustained performance that embodies multiple contributions on NASA projects, programs or initiatives to Dr. Michael S. Briggs, an assistant director of the Center for Space Plasma and...
10-Aug-2020 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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How Soon Can the Economy Recover From the COVID-19 Recession?

There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has put the United States into a recession, says an economist who is the associate dean of the College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), so now the question on everyone’s mind is...
7-Apr-2020 5:40 PM EDT

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UAH Professor Part of San Antonio Zoo’s Successful Effort to Breed Enigmatic Salamander

The imperiled Georgia blind salamander (Eurycea wallacei) was successfully bred for the first time in the labs of the Center for Conservation & Research at San Antonio Zoo.
23-Jul-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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UAH professor says multigenerational teams could be an asset to companies

Dr. Pavica Sheldon, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Arts at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), offers insight into the four generations that comprise today's workforce.
30-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST

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Alabama’s bioscience industry buoyed by research universities like UAH

Thanks to research universities like UAH, Alabama is enjoying an unprecedented ramp up in its bioscience industry.
3-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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UAH English Professor’s Work Shows That Poe and Schreber Are Birds of a Feather

Dr. Joe Conway’s latest research project flies in the face of his past work by migrating toward bird mimicry in literature. His essay, “Words Are for the Birds: ‘Non-Reasoning Creatures Capable of Speech’ in the Writings of Schreber and...
22-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Lowly Control Systems Vulnerable to Hacks, According to UAH Expert

Industrial systems that control heating and cooling, water treatment plants, etc. are a low priority. That’s why they are so vulnerable to hackers, says Dr. Ray Vaughn, vice president for research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
28-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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Natural Products Drug Discovery Group explores plant potential

Begun over 20 years ago at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) to study medicinal properties of Costa Rican plants, the Natural Products Drug Discovery Group has branched out to Africa, Australia, the Bahamas, Yemen and Cuba.
10-Jun-2013 11:15 AM EDT

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Psychologist Examines Effects of Technology Society

As daily news of cyber crimes, such as bullying, sextortion and pornography, and other forms of fraud are reported, deciphering good from bad web sites is key to navigating the Internet in today’s fast paced technological society according to...
29-May-2012 8:00 AM EDT

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